Farlow, W.G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919

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American botanist. Educated at Harvard University (B.A. 1866, M.D. 1870). Assistant Professor of Botany at Harvard, 1874-1879; Professor of Cryptogamic Botany, 1879-ca. 1919. Also taught at Bussey Institution, Jamaica Plain, 1874-1879.

From the description of Papers of W. G. Farlow. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069233

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American botanist. Educated at Harvard University (B.A. 1866, M.D. 1870). Assistant Professor of Botany at Harvard, 1874-1879; Professor of Cryptogamic Botany, 1879-ca. 1919. Also taught at Bussey Institution, Jamaica Plain.

From the description of Papers of William Gilson Farlow, 1866-1919 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 44164167

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referencedIn Clarke, Cora Huidekoper. Papers of Cora Huidekoper Clarke, 1888-1915 (bulk). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Robinson, Benjamin Lincoln, 1864-1935. Papers of Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, 1887-1934 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Letters to William James from various correspondents and photograph album, 1865-1929. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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referencedIn Kennedy, George Golding, 1841-1918. Papers of George Golding Kennedy, 1864-1896 (bulk). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Farlow Reference Library collection of botanists papers, 1855-1946 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn William James Jr. papers, 1857-1960 (inclusive), 1911-1959 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Jacob Stauffer Papers, 1844-1879, 1844-1879 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Tuckerman Botanical Papers MA. 00043., 1816-1886 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Papers of George Golding Kennedy, 1864-1896 Botany Libraries
creatorOf Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. Papers of W. G. Farlow. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Shaw, George Russell, b. 1848. Papers of George Russell Shaw, 1890s-1930s. Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum, Horticultural Library, Jamacia Plain
referencedIn Burt, E. A. (Edward Angus), 1859-1939. Papers of Edward Angus Burt, 1895-1933 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Bessey, Charles E. (Charles Edwin), 1845-1915. Papers of Charles E. Bessey, 1865-1915. Library of Congress
creatorOf Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. Papers of William Gilson Farlow, 1866-1919 (bulk). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Ravenel, Henry William, 1814-1887. Henry William Ravenel papers, 1739-1935, (bulk, 1844-1887). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Collins, J. Franklin (James Franklin), b. 1863. Papers of James Franklin Collins, 1884-1935 (inclusive). Harvard University, Botany Libraries
referencedIn Seymour, Arthur Bliss, 1859-1933. Papers of Arthur Bliss Seymour, 1882-1933 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Thaxter, Roland, 1858-1932. Papers of Roland Thaxter, 1882-1933 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Stauffer, Jacob, 1808-1880. Correspondence, 1844-1879. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 305: U.S. National Museum Accession Records.
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referencedIn American Philosophical Society. Jacob Stauffer Papers.
referencedIn Daniel Cady Eaton papers, 1854-1897 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Tuckerman, Edward, 1817-1886. Tuckerman botanical papers, 1816-1886. Amherst College Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Bernard Ogilvie Dodge papers, 1908-1961, 1908-1961 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Moore, George T. (George Thomas), 1871-1956. George Thomas Moore papers, 1893-1956. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Dodge, Bernard Ogilvie, 1872-1960. Papers, 1908-1961. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Francis James Child papers, 1842-1925. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927. Records of the Director Charles Sprague Sargent, 1893-1927 (inclusive). Harvard University, Arnold Arboretum, Horticultural Library, Jamacia Plain
referencedIn Rand, Edward Lothrop, 1859-1924. Papers of Edward Lothrop Rand, 1880-1895 (inclusive). Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Farlow Reference Library collection of historic photographs, 1880- (bulk). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895. Daniel Cady Eaton (1834-1895) papers, 1854-1897 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Krieger, L. C. C. (Louis Charles Christopher), 1873-1940. Negatives of Louis Charles Christopher Krieger, 1901-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
referencedIn Weston, William Henry, 1890-1978. Papers of William Henry Weston, 1916-1977 (inclusive). Harvard University, Farlow Reference Library
creatorOf Farlow, W. G. (William Gilson), 1844-1919. [Selections] New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
creatorOf Schrenk, Hermann von, 1873-1953. Hermann von Schrenk family papers, 1879-1937. Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H Raven Library
referencedIn Letters to Albert Hanford Moore, 1896-1916 (inclusive), 1906-1912 (bulk). Botany Libraries
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referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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Birth 1844-12-17

Death 1919-06-03

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